Bluetooth Ready To Go - Wood and Tan 1966 Admiral Model 3900 AM FM Vacuum Tube Radio Sounds Marvelous Rare
BLUETOOTH MP3: This particular radio has been modified to play Bluetooth MP3. Plays MP3 with cable or wirelessly from any MP3 playing device over 30 ft. Includes 3.5mm to mono RCA cable. Just plug in your MP3 player or connect wirelessly via Bluetooth. Works with any iPod, iPAD, iPhone, or Android. Switch from MP3 to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. Sounds great! Bluetooth receiver is attached with Velcro tape and can be easily relocated to front, back or either side.
DESCRIPTION: Here's one you don't see often. AM and FM vacuum tube radio with wood cabinet. A lot of larger radio manufacturers were manufacturing overseas by this time. Wood cabinets and vacuum tube circuitry were on their way out by this time because of solid state technology Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need for external wire antenna. FM dipole antenna is included for even better reception. Original cabinet of this radio is in glossy condition. The front top and bottom right corners are dinged and dented slightly. The front grill fabric and plastic surround trim are excellent condition no cracks, no tears no stains no discoloration. The volume and tuning knobs are original matching plastic securely attached. Some of the original chrome paint is worn off especially on the volume and tuning knobs. The tone and AM FM AVC Phono selector knob chrome paint is still in very good condition. All knobs are intact not broken and securely attached. This radio is over 50 years old! Tuning window dial markings are not faded. The unit powers on and off with a definite click. No dial light. Not designed with one but can be added for an extra charge. Original factory backing board is not missing. All original backing board screws. All out of spec capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! The tubes are working fine. All out-of-spec resistors have been replaced with modern correct value and voltage equivalents. The original power cord and safety polarized plug are in excellent working condition with no cracks, or splits or electrical tape repair. No exposed wiring. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. Comes from non-smoking, mature, clean professional environment.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 14" x 6.5" x 8" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Wood cabinet with tan plastic fabric textured grill
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Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: Wood
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier